NYPD officer, Fausto Gomez, shot in foot outside Harlem Hospital

Officials confirm that an NYPD officer was shot in the foot this morning in Harlem. NYPD officer Fausto Gomez is recovering after being shot outside

NYPD officer Fausto Gomez is recovering after being shot outside Harlem Hospital around 5:30 a.m.

NYPD officer Fausto Gomez is recovering after being shot outside Harlem Hospital around 5:30 a.m. (6/10/13)

HARLEM - Officials confirm that an NYPD officer was shot in the foot this morning in Harlem.

NYPD officer Fausto Gomez is recovering after being shot outside Harlem Hospital around 5:30 a.m.

Police say Gomez was taking an emotionally disturbed person into the hospital for psychiatric evaluation when the incident occurred.

According to police, the handcuffed suspect managed to grab a gun from another officer’s holster and fired two shots.

Cops say a paramedic managed to get the gun away from the suspect.
 

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